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Plant sugar source can drive malaria transmission by modulating mosquito-Plasmodium interactions - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 12:46

Plant sugar source can drive malaria transmission by modulating mosquito-Plasmodium interactions
News-Medical.net
Female mosquitoes are well known blood-feeders, but they also consume sugar sources such as nectar, fruits and tree sap. A study published on August 4th in PLOS Pathogens suggests that the plant-based part of their diet affects malaria transmission by ...

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A malaria-free Africa is in sight - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 10:00

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

A malaria-free Africa is in sight
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA).He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight ...

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Africa needs new drugs to combat malaria - Health24

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 09:53

Africa needs new drugs to combat malaria
Health24
Of these 88% occurred in Africa, which shoulders the heaviest malaria burden. And of the 438,000 malaria deaths worldwide in the same year, 90% were in Africa. One of the most difficult challenges in malaria control is antimalarial drug resistance. It ...

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Malaria and toxoplasmosis have an Achilles heel from plants

Science Daily - Malaria - August 4, 2016 - 19:30
To survive, the parasites responsible for malaria and toxoplasmosis depend on mechanisms inherited from the plant world, a new study has found. The discovery is a major advance for the development of new therapeutic targets for these parasites, which have such substantial public health consequences.
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Green and sweet: How plant sugars influence malaria transmission - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 18:38

Phys.Org

Green and sweet: How plant sugars influence malaria transmission
Phys.Org
Recent studies have shown that Anopheles females, which can transmit the malaria parasite P. falciparum, locate and display preferences for natural sources of plant sugar. These studies also suggested that environmental sugars influence the lifespan ...

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China's 'Mosquito Factory' Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika - Care2.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 14:04

Miami Herald

China's 'Mosquito Factory' Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika
Care2.com
Controlling mosquito-borne viruses has proved to be a challenge for medical science, as Zika has made all too clear. However, researchers at China's largest “mosquito factory,” a 39,000 square foot facility in Guangzhou, are breeding mosquitoes at a ...
Health: Mosquito factory in China targets Zika, MalariaThe Africa Report
Use this field guide to identify mosquitoes that carry the Zika virusTech Insider
Why can't we just get rid of the world's…The Denver Post
UN Dispatch -National Review Online
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MCD's Fumigation Drive To Fight Dengue & Malaria - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 14:03

MCD's Fumigation Drive To Fight Dengue & Malaria
The Indian Express
Teams of medical health department and Municipal Corporation of Delhi intensified their drive against dengue in the affected areas of the city. The teams have been instructed to conduct fogging on the streets and in houses to contain dengue and malaria.

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Malaria prevalent in all agency areas in TS: Minister - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 00:23

Malaria prevalent in all agency areas in TS: Minister
The Hindu
Health Minister Ch. Laxma Reddy on Wednesday revealed that the incidence of malaria was noticed in all agency areas in the State. He said that large number of malaria cases emerged from Adilabad, Khammam and Warangal districts. Inaugurating a ...

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'Malaria prevalent in all agency areas in TS' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 00:11

'Malaria prevalent in all agency areas in TS'
The Hindu
Health Minister Ch. Laxma Reddy on Wednesday revealed that the incidence of malaria was noticed in all agency areas in the State. He said that large number of malaria cases emerged from Adilabad, Khammam and Warangal districts. Inaugurating a ...

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A serious drop in the rate of fatal cases of malaria – Evansville Tech Time - Daily Star Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 17:37

Daily Star Gazette

A serious drop in the rate of fatal cases of malaria – Evansville Tech Time
Daily Star Gazette
The number of people killed by malaria dropped below half a million in the past year, reflecting vast progress against the mosquito-borne disease in some of the previously hardest-hit areas of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Andy Murray raises £10000 for Malaria charity after auctioning shirt he wore winning Wimbledon - Scottish Daily Record

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 15:34

Scottish Daily Record

Andy Murray raises £10000 for Malaria charity after auctioning shirt he wore winning Wimbledon
Scottish Daily Record
Helen Mabberley, head of fundraising at Malaria No More UK, said: "We're hugely grateful to Andy Murray for donating his winning Wimbledon shirt, and to CharityStars for helping run an online auction that capitalised on the excitement generated by Andy ...
Andy Murray auction raises £10,000 for malaria charity - Third Force ...Third Force News

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for malaria charity - The Courier

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 12:24

The Courier

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for malaria charity
The Courier
The T-shirt worn by Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon has raised £10,000 for charity. Proceeds from the sale of the signed and framed shirt will go to Malaria No More UK, via CharityStars, which works to bring an end to the preventable disease.
Andy Murray auction raises £10000 for malaria charityThird Force News

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Chickens to aid in fight against malaria - WorldPoultry.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 12:09

WorldPoultry.net

Chickens to aid in fight against malaria
WorldPoultry.net
Addis Ababa University's Habte Tekie, who worked on the research, said that the compounds from the smell of the chicken can be extracted and could work as a repellent and aid in the fight against malaria. Researchers from the Swedish University of ...

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Andy Murray Wimbledon shirt raises £10,000 for malaria charity ... - Scotsman

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 11:33

Andy Murray Wimbledon shirt raises £10,000 for malaria charity ...
Scotsman
THE T-shirt worn by Scots tennis star Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon has raised £10,000 for charity. Proceeds from the sale of the signed and framed ...

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Q&A: A malaria-free Africa is in sight - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:31

Q&A: A malaria-free Africa is in sight
Thomson Reuters Foundation
His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight ...

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity - Herald Scotland

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:29

Herald Scotland

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity
Herald Scotland
Helen Mabberley, head of fundraising at Malaria No More UK, said: "We're hugely grateful to Andy Murray for donating his winning Wimbledon shirt, and to CharityStars for helping run an online auction that capitalised on the excitement generated by Andy ...
Andy Murray auction raises £10000 for malaria charityThird Force News

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity - Herald Scotland

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:28

Herald Scotland

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity
Herald Scotland
Please bid generously.'' Murray has been supporting the Malaria charity since 2009 and wore the Malaria No More logo on his sleeve throughout this year's Wimbledon tournament. The charity aims to make malaria a thing of the past and save millions of ...
Andy Murray auction raises £10,000 for malaria charity - Third Force ...Third Force News

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How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate HIV, TB and malaria as public health threats - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 07:24

Devex

How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate HIV, TB and malaria as public health threats
Devex
Health worker Nancy Gwarisala takes blood samples of villagers of Gegema, Solomon Islands, as part of a program supported by the Global Fund and its partners to prevent, detect and treat malaria in the country. Photo by: John Rae / The Global Fund.

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Infections with the parasitic worm W bancrofti associated with increased risk of HIV infection, according to Tanzanian study

Science Daily - Malaria - August 2, 2016 - 23:26
People infected with a parasitic worm called Wuchereria bancrofti in areas where HIV is endemic may be more likely to acquire HIV than people who are not infected with the worm, according to a new study in southwest Tanzania.
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AAITG Holds Malaria Day in CRR - Daily Observer

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 11:17

AAITG Holds Malaria Day in CRR
Daily Observer
ActionAid International The Gambia Kudang Office recently organised malaria field day at Jareng and Nanaba outreach stations in Niamina East and West Districts, in CRR south. The open day malaria sensitisation was meant to discuss malaria, mode of ...

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